PS-PhilGEPS Officials Mr. Joele Eayte, Mr. Ulysses Dela Cruz, Executive Director Jose Tomas C. Syquia, Executive Director III Rosa Maria M. Clemente, and Ms. Leah Valdez,
with DBM Secretary Florencio B. Abad, and Executive Director Dennis S. Santiago of the GPPB-TSO.
The Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) celebrated its 15th Anniversary as it commemorates its establishment in 2000 through a special dinner celebration last 02 December 2015 at the Joy Ballroom, Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg Manila, Pasig City. The event honored government agencies and their efforts in helping ensure transparency and efficiency in government procurement.
During the launch of the UPLB-PS-DBM Off-Campus Management Graduate Program in PS-PhilGEPS Paco Office attended by Dr. Portia G. Lapitan Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UPLB; Dr. Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr. Chancellor, UPLB; Alfredo E. Pascual President, University of the Philippines; DBM Undersecretary Richard E. Moya; PS-PhilGEPS Executive Director Jose Tomas C. Syquia; Dr. Jose V. Camacho, Jr. Dean, UPLB Graduate School; and UPLB faculty and staff.
The Procurement Service – Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PS-PhilGEPS) of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) today announces its partnership with the country’s premier university, the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) for its Graduate Program offer to its officials and employees.
In the “Kick-Off” last November 26, 2015 held at the office of the PS-PhilGEPS, Atty. Jose Tomas C. Syquia, Executive Director of the PS-PhilGEPS, proudly announced the partnership and thanked the UPLB leadership for providing its graduate program to the PS-PhilGEPS.
PS-PhilGEPS participates in the Kalikasan GP3 Expo Conference: Green Productivity. Green Purchasing. Towards Green Philippines.
Holistic green purchasing and procurement towards achieving a greener environment were the focus of the presentation of Atty. Jose Tomas C. Syquia, Executive Director IV of the Procurement Service-Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PS-PhilGEPS), in the Kailkasan GP3 Expo Conference held at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig on July 23, 2015.
Atty. Syquia stated that the PS-PhilGEPS presently offers green products such as envelopes and toilet tissue paper with the mark of Green Choice Philippines. Specifications of IT equipment are also being studied to comply with energy saving measures. He said that the PS-PhilGEPS building was installed with 171 Solar Power PV arrays mounted on the rooftop that generates at least 20 to 30% of its energy consumption from solar and to contribute in avoidance of at least 31,000 tons of greenhouse gases from being introduced to the atmosphere. He also added that the organization does not use lights during day time and will soon be changing all LCD light bulbs into LED.